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PRS SE Santana Model

icontexto-webdev-social-bookmark-09facebook481PRS has announced the official launch of the SE Santana. Here’s what they have to say about it…

Carlos Santana’s new signature model is the very first SE offered with a 24.5″ scale length and is also the first SE created using the same silhouette as Carlos’s revered American-made model. Look for the model on retail shelves this fall and on tour with Carlos as he tours the US in support of his new album “Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time.”

Carlos’s influence as a PRS guitar player led to the development of the SE electric guitar series ten years ago, and he continues to play an integral role as an advisor, player, and endorser for one of the world’s most well-respected guitar brands. In honor this legacy, PRS welcomes players of all backgrounds and skill levels to visit a dealer this fall to try this guitar in person. The SE is an extremely versatile product line, and the value and quality continue to receive the industry’s praises year after year.

“It is very important for PRS and Carlos to offer this high quality Santana model in a financially accessible price point. This SE Santana offers musicians an instrument well in excess of its price tag,” commented Paul Reed Smith.

SE Santana features include a carved maple top, flamed maple top veneer, mahogany back, 22-fret one-piece “wide-fat” mahogany neck, rosewood fretboard with white perloid, old style PRS bird inlays.

Electonics include treble and bass humbucking pickups, master volume and tone, three-way toggle switch, PRS tuners, and PRS tremolo.

BODY
Back Wood:  Mahogany
Top Wood:  Maple with Flame Maple Veneer

NECK
Number of Frets:  22
Scale Length:  24.5″
Neck Wood:  Mahogany
Fretboard Wood:  Rosewood
Neck Shape:  Wide Fat
Fretboard Inlays:  PRS “Old-School” Birds

HARDWARE
Bridge:  PRS Designed Tremolo
Tuners:  PRS Designed Tuners
Truss Rod Cover:  “PRS”
Hardware Type:  Nickel
Treble Pickup:  PRS Designed Santana Humbucker
Bass Pickup:  PRS Desigend Santana Humbucker
Pickup Switching:  Volume and Tone Control with 3-Way Toggle Switch

In stores October 2010

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